850 — The Business Magazine of Northwest Florida - 850 Business Magazine August-September 2010

James Kerley's Mission for Gulf Coast Community College

He’s known around campus as a cheerleader, risk-taker and visionary. His resume boasts three decades of community college experience — including 21 years as a community college president. Since June 2007, James Kerley has served as president of Gulf Coast…

The vital signs of (850) hospitals

Northwest Florida, the state’s last real frontier, has undergone a multitude of changes over the past decade. The population has grown, industry has blossomed, educational opportunities have expanded and, not surprisingly, local medical care provided by the region’s hospitals has…

Sean Doughtie's Taproot Creative

When Sean Doughtie launched Taproot Creative in 2005, he had a singular focus — to “save the universe, one pixel at a time.” Although Doughtie may not yet have saved the universe, he has been able to grow his one-man…